I did not go to church today. Why? Because i had prepped my mind not to since Friday, or even before then. So i did not pick my clothes from the dry cleaner and did not arrange any alternatives.
Last week i wrote a horrible, short essay on the conversations i have had around Christianity. Today i was too tired to go.
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Chronicling the process of ‘Finding God’ has been full of honest conversations for me. Conversations around why, who and where. Why did you choose the particular church you are in? Who first introduced you this way of belief and worship? Where do you worship?
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Fitting that this second project log is coming on a Sunday. You can check out the previous log here.
On August 13, 2016, Marques Houston became a Jehovah’s Witness. Around that same time i had lost interest in being one.
In February 2017, i started reading Mere Christianity by CS Lewis, recommended by a friend. I think it was just what i needed, i am careful however to be too optimistic, good writing always makes me feel this way.
However, it moved me so much, that i have decided to return to the church i grew up in. This in no way means that i have no misgivings, yet borrowing from one of Lewis’ analogies, it looks like being a Jehovah’s witness is the only room in the house of Christianity, whose teachings i can abide by.
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This is going to be a rambling post. I am looking for something and i’m yet to find it.
Sometime in July 2016, i stopped preaching (knocking on doors to talk to people about God, his purposes for mankind and how best to serve him). Preaching and attending meetings were a key part of my religious life before then.
By the time 2016 ended, i was sure i did not want to do it anymore. I was not sure i believed in God, Christianity and by extension religion.
I was in what many would call my confused christian phase. There was a lot of scolding and encouragement from many who felt i just needed a push, but their prescriptions, feelings and judgement will not be discussed here.
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